The Year of the Commando: U.S. Special Operations Forces Deploy to 138 Nations, 70% of the World’s Countries
What did the mainstream media ignore this year? Reporters, editors and bloggers highlight stories that didn't get nearly enough attention.
They operate in the green glow of night vision in Southwest Asia and stalk through the jungles of South America. They snatch men from their homes in the Maghreb and shoot it out with heavily armed militants in the Horn of Africa. .... By Nick Turse January 16, 2014 TomDispatch.com Tomgram: Nick Turse, Secret Wars and Black Ops Blowback. Read More
SOCOM Operators (Photo credit: Dunechaser) “Dude, I don’t need to play these stupid games. I know what you’re trying to do.” With that, Major Matthew Robert Bockholt hung up on me. By Nick Turse January 7, 2014 TomDispatch.com Click here to read Tom Engelhardt's introduction. More than a month before, I had called More